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August Wilson's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM

August Wilson’s MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM
Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Student Matinee Dates: September 29/2016 @ 10am (October 6 is SOLD OUT)
Recommended for Grades 8-12

Suggested Classes and Clubs: African American Studies, Music, Drama, English/Literature, History/Civics, Humanities

August Wilson’s powerful look at the 1920s music scene takes us into the world of legendary singer Ma Rainey (the real-life “Mother of the Blues”) as she lays down tracks with her band in a Chicago recording studio. Ruben Santiago-Hudson returns to Two River to direct after his triumphant productions of JitneyTwo Trains Running and Your Blues Ain’t Sweet Like Mine.

 

Approximate Running Time: 2 ½ hours, including one 15 minute intermission
Students Tickets are $15

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE:

1) Pre-Show Questions & Activities

2) Pre- or Post-Show Questions & Activities

3) Post-Show Questions & Activities

4) Common Core Connections Guide

5) Theater Etiquette


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